Lake Vivi

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Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake is located in Russia
Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake
Location in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
Vivi Lake is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
LocationEvenky District, Central Siberian Plateau
Coordinates66°45′18″N 93°51′00″E / 66.75500°N 93.85000°E / 66.75500; 93.85000Coordinates: 66°45′18″N 93°51′00″E / 66.75500°N 93.85000°E / 66.75500; 93.85000
Primary outflowsVivi River, length 426 km (265 mi)
Basin countriesRussia
Max. length88 km (55 mi)
Max. width1.5–5 km (0.93–3.11 mi)
Surface area229 km2 (88 sq mi)
Max. depth192 m (630 ft)
Surface elevation253 m (830 ft)
SettlementsNo permanent settlements

Lake Vivi (Russian language: о́зеро Ви́ви) is a lake in Evenkia, Siberia, Russia. The area of the lake is 229 square kilometres (88 sq mi).[1]

The lake is located in a remote area and has no permanent settlements along its banks. It is known for having the geographical center of Russia lying on its southeast shore at 66°25′N 94°15′E / 66.417°N 94.250°E / 66.417; 94.250. The spot is marked by a 7-metre monument erected in August 1992. Nearby is an even higher cross dedicated to St. Sergius of Radonezh.[2]


Lake Vivi is located on the southern limit of the Putorana Massif, in the zone where it overlaps with the Syverma Plateau. It is a typical river lake, with the Vivi River, a tributary of the Lower Tunguska, flowing out of it from its southern end.[3] Lake Vivi is roughly stretching from north to south and while its length is ca. 86 kilometres (53 mi), its width does not exceed 5 kilometres (3.1 mi).[4]

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